This Ayurveda forum is meant to share ayurvedic information and knowledge about Ayurveda, as well as discussing everything related to the yoga lifestyle and holistic healing. We strongly recommend ayurvedic practitioners and scholars from India and all over the world to write articles on our ayurvedic blogs area, ask or answer questions, share experiences and ultimately spread the word about this wonderful “Science of life” that is Ayurveda.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Shirodhara

Collapse
X
  •  
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Shirodhara

    Hi,

    My name is Lisa. I am a relaxation massage therapist in New Zealand and am very keen to learn Ayurveda Massage.

    I would like to know whether Shirodhara can be done only as a 'relaxation' message?

    As I am not a Ayurveda doctor, I would not know how to use medicated oils correctly according to ones Doshas. As my intention is not to do therapeutic massage (to cure illnesses) thought that using medicated oils may require further study/knowledge as I am only a relaxation massage therapist. So, just purely for relaxation purpose, can Shirodhara be done by using coconut oil or olive oil?

    Can there be adverse effects on my clients if I do Shirodhara as a relaxation massage?

    Your assistance is much appreciated.
    Lisa Mansell
Previously entered content was automatically saved. Restore or Discard.
Auto-Saved
Stick Out Tongue :p Confused :confused: Smile :) Frown :( Embarrassment :o Big Grin :D Mad :mad: Wink ;) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) :rolleyes: Cool :cool: EEK! :eek:
x
Insert: Thumbnail Small Medium Large Fullsize Remove  
x
x

Please type the 2 missing letters: "s _ _re Ayurveda"

Working...
X